Delhi News Highlights, December 10, 2022: Soon after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked AAP councillors to get ready to expose BJP’s ‘operation lotus’, BJP spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla alleges that AAP workers approached their councillors and are trying to buy them. Dr Monika Patra, a newly elected councillor, alleged at a press conference that she was approached by an AAP leader and offered money to leave the BJP and join AAP. The Delhi BJP unit will file a complaint with the anti-corruption branch at 4pm today.
Meanwhile, Kejriwal earlier said the “heavy BJP machinery” deployed during campaigning made the MCD polls the toughest election contested by the Aam Aadmi Party so far, accusing the saffron party of pressuring media to spread propaganda. Addressing the newly elected councillors, Kejriwal asserted that the AAP does positive politics and talks about “our work” “This election was very very tough. A few people say it was an easy election, but it was not. The way they conspired against us and the way they used state machinery against us, it was the toughest elections we ever contested,” Kejriwal claimed.
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, in his first interaction with the newly elected councillors of AAP on Saturday morning said that a golden period is about to come in MCD under AAP. “It will be the first time in the history that same honest government which is ruling the city is also going to form government in MCD,” he said.